Places around Hyderabad – Picnic, Day trips, Drives, Weekend travel, Treks and more

I have jotted down some of the places around Hyderabad. These are classified into some broad categories depending on the interest of different people.

Picnic or Day trips
  1. Ramoji Film City
  2. Mount Opera
  3. Vanasthalipuram Deer Park
  4. Medak
  5. Surendrapuri\Yadagirigutta
  6. Keesara Gutta
  7. Bhongir Fort
  8. Shamirpet Lake & Deer Park
  9. Gandipet Lake
  10. Chilkur Balaji Temple
  11. Rural Tourism Project at Pochampally
  12. Himayat Sagar Lake
  13. Mallela Theertham Waterfalls
  14. Lake Fox Sagar
  15. Saroornagar Lake
  16. Vikarabad or Ananthgiri Hills


Other than these there are number of resorts around Hyderabad for day trips.

Weekend Breaks
  1. Srisailam
  2. Dindi Reservoir\Dam
  3. Nagarjuna Sagar
  4. Bhadrachalam
  5. Rajamundry
  6. Suryalanka Beach
  7. Bidar
  8. Tirupati
  9. Vijaywada/Bhavani Island
  10. Belum Caves
  11. Basar Saraswati Temple
  12. Pochera Falls
  13. Kuntala Falls
  14. Kawal Wildlife Sanctuary
  15. Warangal


Leisure Trips or Treks - I have classified this separately since this might take more than just a weekend to visit these places.
  1. Vishakapatnam and Araku Valley
  2. Talakona Falls
  3. Rottikallu
  4. Horsley Hills
  5. Tyda
  6. Jagdalpur - Chitrakoot Falls and Tiratgarh Falls
  7. Tada Falls
  8. Coorg
  9. Hampi
  10. Maredumilli Forest
  11. Konaseema
  12. Gandikota - Grand Canyon of India
  13. Lambasingi


Please suggest if there are any more and I will add up to this list.